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We are pleased to feature some of the clinically relevant presentations from the University of Louisville Internal Medicine Grand Rounds. The current schedule can be found here as well as the complete video archive.
Dr. Joseph Kvedar presents his book "The Internet of Healthy Things" for Grand Rounds. "The Internet of Healthy Things" marks the invention of a radically new way to deliver healthcare and inspire wellness.
Dr. Stephen Winters presents "Klinefelter Syndrome" through multiple cases. He discusses the diagnoses of patients with Klinfelter Syndrome as well as what to look for in men and women. He then explains the quality of life for someone with KS as well as different treatments offered by various authors.
Dr. Tao Le presents "Accelerating Innovation in Academic Medicine" with the help three panelists: Dr. In Kim, Dr. Gerard Rabalais, and Dr. Brad Sutton. Dr. Le discusses various topics like design thinking, team based learning, and the innovation code.
Dr. Anupama Raghuram discusses "Hepatitis A: An Update in the Context of an Outgoing Multi-state Outbreak" by first reviewing the epidemiology and pathogenesis of hepatits A virus (HAV) infections. She then presents the clinical manifestations and management of HAV infections. After, Dr. Raghuram addresses strategies for prevention of transmission in a variety of clinical settings and finally, reviews data on the ongoing multi-state HAV outbreak in the US.
Dr. Yvonne J. Huang presents Human Microbiomes and Asthma Phenotype: Next Frontiers by first reviewing evidence linking the microbiome in early life to childhood asthma. She then discusses recent evidence linking the airway microbiome to asthma phenotype in adults. After, she discusses the challenges and new directions to understanding how microbiota influence asthma phenotype.
Dr. Vivek R. Sharma presents "Hemophilia in the 21st Century: Current Practice and Future Directions" by first discussing the history of hemophilia. He then discusses management throughout the years and finally the remaining challenges.
In this presentation Dr. Craig McClain discusses nonalcoholic fatty liver disease as the #1 cause of liver disease. He then presents various cases and current treatment for patients with NASH as life style modifications, vitamin E, HCC monitoring, and more.
Dr. Said Chaaban presents Interstitial Lung Disease by discussing the historical and physical history as well as lung exams. He then discusses risks, causes of death, disease progression and various treatments.
Dr. Brittany Chapman begins her discussion with a few definitions like provoked and unprovoked seizures, as well as epilepsy. She then details the work up for seizures along with treatment. After, she reviews special considerations for women with epilepsy.
Louisville Lectures's most requested lecturer is back! Dr. Lorrel Brown presents Cardiac Arrest and her journey to discover whether education can improve the outcomes. First, she explains the postulated reasons for the variability in survival following out-of-hospital cardiac arrest as well as the gaps between the best practices and real world practices with regards to CPR. She then defines CPR skill retention rates under current methods of instruction and finishes with different ways in which ongoing educational efforts seek to improve outcomes following cardiac arrest.